self-build


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self-build

n
1. (Architecture) the practice of building one's own home
2. the practice of building one's own home
3. (Architecture) a house that one has built oneself
4. a house that one has built oneself
adj
5. (Architecture) built by the occupant or involving building by the occupant
6. built by the occupant or involving building by the occupant
vb, -builds, -building or -built
7. (Architecture) to build (a home, etc) for one's own use
8. to build (a home, etc) for one's own use
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The Scottish Government's self-build initative has been rolled out to include a site in Dumfries one of only three council areas in the country earmarked.
Whether you are looking for your next self-build or renovation inspiration, or planning your first ever project - a visit to the Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show will give you practical information and guidance to turn your grand designs into reality.
Grand Designs: The Street C4, 9pm Kevin McCloud follows the progress of two more new builds in Bicester, Oxfordshire, whose homes will become part of Britain's biggest self-build project.
After many months and sometimes years, designing and waiting for planning approval this longed for day definitely marks a real milestone in your self-build journey.
>> New fund to make it easier to build own home SELF-BUILD Wales, the PS210m scheme unveiled by the Welsh Government over the weekend, will help diversify the house-building market and is a positive step forward, according to the Federation of Master Builders Cymru.
Durham County Council is to get a total of PS2,060,000 for the former Stanley School of Technology Housing Development and a separate Self-Build Housing Development.
Sitting in a stunning location, boasting panoramic views over Huddersfield and beyond, these plots are available on a self-build basis.
The Society is helping to stimulate the self-build market by providing a range of consistently competitive and innovative mortgage products.
Strategic director of development Waheed Nazir said: "I think that self-build and custom build have real potential to make a genuine contribution to meeting the housing needs of the city.
Chairman of the National Custom and Self Build Association Michael Holmes explains: "Self-build has continued to rise in popularity over the last 18 months.
From bespoke town houses to rural cottage extensions, Scotland is leading the way for self-build homes, according to new figures.